To get out of cleaning a part as community service, Homer fakes his own death. When this results in the family's utilities being cut off, Marge puts pressure on him to reveal that he is alive. However, the spurious news of his "death" brings his long-lost mother - a hippie who is on the run from the law because of her activism against Mr. Burns - back to Springfield. Written by
Did You Know?
The song that Burns accidentally plays during the FBI raid on the Simpson house was suppose to be "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham!
but the producers didn't want to pay the asking price of $25,000 for the royalties so it was changed to "Waterloo" by ABBA
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Are you sure this is the woman you saw in the post office?
Absolutely! Who could forget such a monstrous visage? She has the sloping brow and cranial bumpage of the career criminal.
Uh, Sir? Phrenology was dismissed as quackery 160 years ago.
Of course you'd say that... you have the brainpan of a stagecoach tilter!
Written by Benny Andersson
, Björn Ulvaeus
and Stig Anderson
Performed by ABBA See more